Cancer stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Fantasy

September 11, 2020

Reads: 149

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

kiesha coleman struggles to go through school with cancer, luckily shes has her best friend madison sawyer to help her along her way. Read More
Did you know that the first music therapist was David from the bible? He would play a harp for King Saul and the king would feel so much better.Divine healing works in the realm of the supernatural.You are not supposes to make sense of it,just believe and you can get… Read More
Three volumes of poetry in one bound paperback! “Beautifully presented by a beautiful lady. Freya has had a tough journey and great sadness in her life, her writing is sensitive and insightful. Thank you Freya.” M Callow This is a poetical biography in three parts. Insides deals with Freya's struggles… Read More
Lift the veil on Freya's creativity in this fantastical volume of poetry. Discover Freya's sources of inspiration from childhood. Find out what makes her tick as a writer. See what kinds of poetry she enjoys writing. And get to understand her more than anyone who knows her but doesn't read… Read More
One woman's journey through cancer, chemotherapy and beyond. “Freya here expresses the full scope (of cancer), in her own way, of the rigors of the experience, and, I think, puts it in a form that fully describes its horrors as well as hope.” Troy This is a poetic account of… Read More
In Gomes, terminally ill detective Fox Gomes pieced together a vicious murder at a comic book shop. Now, take a step back in time as he investigates reports of an infant stolen from its crib and replaced by a 'changeling', a sickly baby stricken with a terrible disease. A superstitious… Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 03, 2020

Reads: 86

Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

The Zodiacs Life above the sky Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 11, 2020

Reads: 107

Comments: 2

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

I’m off work today, King Kamehameha Day in Hawaii, waiting to be admitted to the hospital tomorrow for a short stay. No dairy. No caffeine. No aspirin. No alcohol...at least I’ve got Booksie. Read More

Tags: pain, ache, cancer

The reaction from friends and family can sometimes be worse than the diagnosis. Read More

Tags: cancer, breast, trauma

The day my world changed in that brief moment, and how would I deal with what I discovered. Read More

Tags: cancer, breast

Trela would do anything to save her daughter and give her a better life above the under city... even murder an innocent man. Read More

Featured Review by B Douglas Slack

"Wow! What a chilling scenario, Guenevere. Images of Blade Runner flashed through my mind as I read it. The reader didn't know is was a game for ..." Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

April 01, 2020

Reads: 107

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I felt it in me , This alien thing , Growing day by day , Hurting when I breathed , Read More

Tags: illness, cancer

After talking about cancer treatment, there are concerns. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 02, 2020

Reads: 93

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Have we found a way to measure how much one's community cares? Read More

Reads: 193

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A personal story very dear to me. Read More
A dying man's conversation with the Angel of Mercy. Read More
Learning to deal with what you have, at the time you have it. Not to lose hope, faith and your true self, even in the mist of an illness. Read More
This book chronicles my life's true experiences during my journey with not only one cancer diagnose, but two. With the words, phrases of each statement and poems, I wish to make a positive impact on someone who's ill or otherwise, where they can proceed life in a whole new way. Read More

Reads: 219

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I would appreciate it anyone who does read this because this poem means a lot to me and my family. Someone in my family a 19 month old little girl has been diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of Cancer and is currently in hospital fighting for her life. I… Read More

Tags: love, family, pain, cancer

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"An excellent write, anniebirnie, and best of luck to Holly. She sounds like a real fighter." Read More

I wrote this in school about my cousin who died in 2012 from breast cancer. She was everything to me, a true inspiration for putting up a fight but sadly losing it. Read More

Tags: love, died, cancer

BOOK DESCRIPTION This is a passionate, emotionally charged, and poignant look into the trials and tribulations of a Stage IV Metastatic bladder cancer patient. Given the 16% survival rate and a best-case scenario of 2 to 5 years to live, Andrew Glen had to come to terms not only with… Read More

Tags: memoir, cancer

Poem / Poetry

August 29, 2019

Life experience of a woman named Rose, she is blind but can see the life of others that she meets in a massage parlor. She hates smoking! Read More

Tags: cancer, blindness

Another short poem inspired by loss. A friends daughter was fighting and eventually lost her battle with cancer. Read More
A classmate of my daughter's lost his battle to Cancer, and I was inspired by his family's faith through it all when I wrote this. Read More

Reads: 292

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Saying goodbye to my Step Dad who lost his life to Cancer. Read More
Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013. Read More
Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson who died on July 13, 2013. Read More
Booksie 2020 Poetry Contest

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